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Registration in the Dutch UBO-registerAs of 27 September 2020 all Dutch entities are required to register the persons who have an interest of more than 25% in the company. This register is called the UBO register.
What is a UBO?An Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) is defined as the natural person who is the ultimate owner or has a decisive vote in the respective legal entity or enterprise. If no UBO can be identified, a senior managing official, being the natural persons of the management board of the company must be registered as UBO (the so-called pseudo-UBO).
The following persons will be considered as UBO:
Which companies are required to register a UBO?The companies that are required to register for example are:
What information should be provided to the Dutch authorities?
How can I register a UBO?Dutch residents are able to register themselves as a UBO by filing the information on the website of the Dutch trade register (KVK). They will need their DigiD code (Dutch security code to the e-government environment). Foreign residents can file an application in writing by using the applicable form. This form is in Dutch only, we can of course help you with it (please contact us, see below).
When should the registration be arranged?Dutch companies should arrange the registration by the end of March 2022. Most companies will receive a letter from the Dutch trade register with a request for the registration. But you don’t have to wait for this invitation and can register the UBO’s yourself.
Help with the UBO-registrationIf you have any questions about this procedure, please do not hesitate to contact us, Hartmanova.eu! We, the Hartmanova.eu team, will be happy to help you!
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